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Classics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Raise your love and understanding of the ancient world to new levels. Classics at University of Nottingham is a language-based course. You will investigate the culture and history of Ancient Rome and Greece by examining written materials in their original language. You can learn Latin or ancient Greek from scratch, or build on your existing knowledge. 
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Beginners' Latin and ancient Greek

As a beginner of both languages, you will receive extensive language tuition your first year, reaching an advanced level by year three. You will also begin the other language in your second year. 

A level Latin or ancient Greek

You will study both languages from year one. 

Whichever your entry level, you will use your language skills to interpret ancient art, history, literature, mythology and drama. Experience satire, epics and tragedies with new understanding. 


Classics is a broad interdisciplinary subject that allows you to develop a broad range of professional skills. Our graduates from Classics at University of Nottingham enter a wide variety of careers, including in the heritage, museum and archaeology sectors, central and local government, publishing and journalism, law, and finance. Often graduates stay with us to undertake postgraduate studies.

A degree in classics equips you with a broad array of important skills, including:

  • ability to process and critically evaluate data and apply theoretical and scientific principles to problems
  • critical analysis and argument
  • experience of fieldwork, post-excavation and laboratory techniques
  • ability to interpret spatial data numerical, statistical, IT and analytical skills
  • strong team working
  • written, oral and visual communication
  • awareness of other linguistic cultures

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studying the Greek World
  • Studying the Roman World
  • Latin Texts
  • Beginners Greek
  • Interpreting Ancient Art and Archaeology
  • Interpreting Ancient History
  • Interpreting Ancient Literature

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • IB score 32
  • IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • High school qualifications Check our country-specific information for guidance on qualifications from your country
  • A level offer ABB

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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